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Farm and Food Forum

Posted in Ranch Report

Christian and I recently traveled to Montrose, CO to attend the 3rd annual Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum. This was both of our first times attending a farming conference of any sort and neither of us quite knew what we were in for.


The Many Roles of ACES Educators

Posted in Kids' Corner

“Good afternoon Ecologists!” I say as I welcome my 1st grade students into the ACES Ed classroom at Basalt Elementary School (BES). “Guess what I saw yesterday while I was leading a tour up on Aspen Mountain?”

“What? A lynx?” one enthusiastic student exclaims. A lynx is just one of the predators we are studying in ACES class, and for them, one of the most interesting. Maybe it is because we have a taxidermy lynx watching over them in the classroom.

“No, but I did see the tracks of the lynx’ favorite prey.” A thoughtful pause fell over the classroom.


Morning Birding Species List | February 2, 2015

Tuesday, February 2, 2015, 8AM - 11AM
Weather: High clouds
Location: Hallam Lake, Roaring Fork River